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Buying a Home With Bitcoin Is 'Great Common Sense,' According to Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

She says the cryptocurrency could drive banks out of business in a decade.<p>Think buying and selling homes for bitcoins sounds like a fad? To <i>Shark …

Real Estate

Bitcoin Smart Banknote Launched In Singapore Is New Tool for Mass Adoption

A new smart banknote platform has launched pilot sales of physical bitcoin notes in Singapore. The Bitcoin smart banknotes are available in …

Where to Place a Stop Loss Order When Trading

Updated April 19, 2018<p>A stop-loss order is simply an order that closes out your position at a specific price. It controls your risk by limiting your …

Venezuela Offers India 30% Discount On Oil...If It Pays In Crypto

<b>Venezuela has offered India a 30-percent discount on crude oil purchases, but only if India agrees to pay in El Petro,</b> the cryptocurrency that …

Why Should Modern Business Owners Accept Bitcoin?

EivindPedersen / PixabayThanks in part to the excitement generated from its skyrocketing price, Bitcoin (along with similar types of digital …

TokenPay: A Blockchain Banking Platform With Major Partnerships

While 2018 has seen a significant slowdown in ICOs relative to the previous year, due in large part to poor market conditions, there have been a few …

22 European Countries Sign Partnership to Create Digital Single Market

European countries sign agreement on blockchain partnership creating the path for an EU wide Digital Single Market to promote the new …

Satoshi Nakamoto Is Not Relevant

On April 23, 2011, Satoshi Nakamoto sent their final email: “I’ve moved on to other things. It’s in good hands with Gavin and everyone.” They handed …

London-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Adds Ripple to Its Token Listing

The U.K.’s only multi-digital currency exchange has announced that it has added Ripple’s XRP token to its platform, making the coin available to its …

Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate ‘transferable value’

A Dutch court has ruled in favor of a petitioner who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company. Significantly, the judgement classifies Bitcoin as a “transferable value” – a strong sign towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.<p>The petition was filed in a Dutch court by one Mr. JW de Vries …

Proof of Work, Proof of Stake and Proof of Burn

Learn the differences between the colloquially accepted meaning of different proofs within the cryptocurrency world of Bitcoin, Ethereum and then …

The Crypto-Futures Revolution Is Just Starting

Futures linked to cryptocurrencies besides Bitcoin may have just gotten a step closer to reality.<p>Cboe Global Markets Inc., which introduced Bitcoin …

Digital currencies inquiry launched

The Treasury Committee is today launching a new inquiry into digital currencies and distributed ledger technology.<p>Inquiry: Digital currencies<br>• Treasury …

UK Parliament

As Stripe backs away from crypto payments, Coinbase offers a new solution for e-commerce

Popular payment enabler Stripe announced plans to end support for bitcoin last month, but crypto exchange Coinbase is stepping into the gap after it released a new option for online merchants.<p>Coinbase — which is best known for its service that converts fiat into bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin or …

A Platform Intends to Become the Only Application You Need For Crypto Trading

For those new to cryptocurrency, finding the most trustworthy advice to make their first steps into a new environment can be overwhelming. Equally, …

Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple

Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same-day, mobile, international payments for customers, which will operate …

FinTech

Warren Buffet Admits Ignorance While Slamming Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will definitely come to a bad end,according to the ‘Oracle of Omaha’, Warren Buffet. In an interview with CNBC …

The mobile based cryptocurrency

Here Is What Each of the Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Does

<b>Today, there are close to 1,500 active cryptocurrencies, and that number continues to grow each day. Ultimately, it is best to understand as many of</b> …

Canadians Can Now Pay their Credit Cards Bills with Bitcoins

Canadian startup YesToBitcoins.com announces a new service that allows local users to pay their credit cards bills using the digital currency.<p>"The …

The World's Most Secure Coin | TPAY is Bitcoin on Steroids

RECEIVE TPAY COINS BY POWERING THE DECENTRALIZED NETWORK<p>TokenPay’s secure encrypted wallets employ breakthrough Proof-of-Stake automation technology …

Bitcoin

Craigslist sellers can now specify if they accept bitcoin

Next time you sell old furniture, you can use it as a chance to add more bitcoins to your stockpile. Craigslist now gives you a way to specify in your listing whether you accept virtual currency. <i>Blockexplorer News</i> has noticed a new checkbox option that says "cryptocurrency ok" when you create a new …

Cryptocurrency

Why Bitcoin Futures Are A Game-Changer

The New York Stock Exchange, CME Group Inc. and Cboe Futures Exchange are just a few of the mainstream financial institutions that will start …

JPMorgan Switches Tact, Backs Bitcoin as New Gold

After Jamie Dimon drew a line in the sand for JPMorgan, calling it a ‘fraud,’ the company has once again stepped over that line, praising the digital …

Cryptocurrency

Nasdaq Plans to Introduce Bitcoin Futures

Nasdaq Inc. is charging into the race to bring bitcoin to a greater swath of investors, as the digital currency’s price barreled beyond $11,000 on …

Cryptocurrency

Vitalik Lays Out Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap In Taiwan

Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has laid out the future plan of the Blockchain technology-based platform at a conference in Taipei, dealing …

Cryptography

Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Advertisement<p>Mike Novogratz, the billionaire hedge fund investor and former executive at Fortress, believes Ether, the native cryptocurrency of …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum's co-founder just unveiled his plan for the future of cryptocurrency

Solving the Scalability Problem<p>When it comes to hosting secure transactions, blockchain continues to be an attractive option for a number of …

4 Trends That Show Bitcoin and Ethereum Are Getting Ready for the Mass Market

Cryptocurrency has seen a massive spike in all of its metrics during 2017.<p>Cryptocurrency has seen a massive spike in all of its metrics during 2017. Search traffic, number of transactions, number of press pieces and, most important, prices have set and reset record highs over the past nine months. …